I remember: a sacrilegious church or some such object that gave the Bible brigade a howling spree.
You’ll be committing only a mean little indecency, but he’s committed a sacrilege.
On the morning of November 2 the New York Banner came out with the column "One Small Voice" by Ellsworth M. Toohey subtitled "Sacrilege."
We cannot condone an outrageous sacrilege.
On the following day "Sacrilege" appeared in the Banner and set the fuse.
Then he read aloud Toohey’s column "Sacrilege" and asked him to state whether he had written it.
Ellsworth Toohey is right, that temple is a sacrilege, though not in the sense he meant.
One doesn’t love God and sacrilege impartially.
Except when one doesn’t know that sacrilege has been committed.
"Sacrilege" by Ellsworth M. Toohey—"The Churches of our Childhood" by Alvah Scarret—editorials, sermons, speeches, statements, letters to the editor, the Banner unleashed full-blast, photographs, cartoons, interviews, resolutions of protest, letters to the editor.
The New York Banner, November 2, 1930—"One Small Voice"—"Sacrilege" by Ellsworth M. Toohey—"The Churches of our Childhood" by Alvah Scarret—"Are you happy, Mr. Superman?"…And now that destruction was not an event long since past—this was not a comparison between two mutually unmeasurable entities, a building and a play—it was not an accident, nor a matter of persons, of Ike, Fougler, Toohey, herself…and Roark.
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They consider it sacrilege to depict Muhammad in a drawing.
What is considered freedom of expression in the United States can be illegal in parts of Europe or sacrilege in the Middle East.